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Netflix shares fall 14% after it misses subscriber, revenue expectations Netflix shares fall 14% after it misses subscriber, revenue expectations
- July 18, 2018

Worldwide subscriber net additions are projected at 4.35 million, again, below the average 5.095 million. Wall Street watches them closely and even a slight miss can... And if you've noticed more billboards for " Stranger Things " and " The Crown " of late - two shows that helped make Netflix the most-nominated network for the Emmys last week - there's a good reason. (more...)
Kate Middleton & Prince Louis Are All Smiles in New Christening Photo
- July 17, 2018

The palace tweeted this morning: "The Duke and Duchess hope that everyone enjoys this lovely photograph of Prince Louis as much as they do". The Royal Family released official photos from Prince Louis' christening . The christening photos were captured by photographer Matt Holyoak and four of them have now been released to the public. The prince and his family were joined by newlyweds Prince Harry and Meghan Markle , Duchess of Sussex, as well as Kate Middleton's sister Pippa ... (more...)
Serena Williams’s husband posts emotional tribute to Wimbledon runner-up Serena Williams’s husband posts emotional tribute to Wimbledon runner-up
- July 16, 2018

So steady, so patient, so accurate throughout, she never really gave Williams much of a chance this time, putting together a 6-3, 6-3 victory Saturday for her first championship at the All England Club and third major overall. With three grand slam titles, Kerber is now fourth among active players, behind Serena Williams , Venus Williams and Maria Sharapova. "I was really happy to get this far", Williams during an on-court interview with the BBC. (more...)
Kerber beats Williams to claim maiden Wimbledon title Kerber beats Williams to claim maiden Wimbledon title
- July 15, 2018

After all the time away, Williams spoke about being impressed with herself for just reaching the final. "I also needed to find the motivation after 2016, which was incredible". She dropped just one set en route to her match with Serena. Two unforced errors helped Serena to break back at love and level at 2-2. The 11th-seeded Angelique Kerber took advantage of an error-strewn performance by seven-times champion Serena Williams to become the first German woman to win the title since ... (more...)
Maisie Williams bids bloody farewell to Game of Thrones Maisie Williams bids bloody farewell to Game of Thrones
- July 10, 2018

Maisie Williams , who plays Arya Stark on HBO's Game of Thrones , has apparently completed her last day of filming for the show's eighth and final season. She has left people confused and wondering whether Arya sits on the Iron Throne when really she goes out and fights the Night King? Arya's journey from the youngest Stark girl in the first episodes to the ferocious assassin ready to murder Little Finger and anyone standing in her way, involves plenty of spilled blood. (more...)
Apple Music narrows Spotify’s lead in U.S. music market Apple Music narrows Spotify’s lead in U.S. music market
- July 10, 2018

Well, it didn't take that long because according to industry sources, Apple's music streaming service already has more paying USA customers than its rival. And sure enough, the worldwide figures for Spotify and Apple Music show a spread that is more in line with what one would expect. Looked at more broadly, however, Apple serves what should be a fairly narrow market of iPhone owners, where Spotify is popular on both Android and iPhone. (more...)
Ant-Man and the Wasp Is Certified Fresh Ant-Man and the Wasp Is Certified Fresh
- July 07, 2018

Wired has linked up with the cast of Marvel's latest hyped movie , Ant-Man and The Wasp, to answer the internet's most-searched questions surrounding the movie . From the Marvel Cinematic Universe comes a new chapter featuring heroes with the astonishing ability to shrink: "Ant-Man and The Wasp". Mar-vell has a history with Thanos in the comics, so his connection to Carol Danvers should prove important. (more...)
Costa lifts Spain to 1-0 win over Iran Costa lifts Spain to 1-0 win over Iran
- June 23, 2018

Diego Costa has denied stamping on Iran goalkeeper Alireza Beiranvand after scoring the only goal for Spain in the hard-fought victory over the middle eastern nation on Wednesday. Hierro, who scored 29 goals in an 89-cap career with Spain , was promoted from his role as sporting director in time for their crunch opener with Portugal. (more...)
FOX Accepts Higher Cash Bid From Disney - Dealing A Blow To Comcast FOX Accepts Higher Cash Bid From Disney - Dealing A Blow To Comcast
- June 21, 2018

As you may recall, months back, Disney put a bid of $52.4 billion to acquire most of 21st Century Fox's assets, minus Fox News, Fox Business Network, and Fox Sports, which will be spun off into a separate company. 'We remain convinced that the combination of 21CF's iconic assets, brands and franchises with Disney's will create one of the greatest, most innovative companies in the world, ' he said in a statement . (more...)
Captain Kolarov fires Serbia to victory over Costa Rica Captain Kolarov fires Serbia to victory over Costa Rica
- June 21, 2018

Costa Rica 0-1 Serbia , Kolarov's goal remains the difference between the two sides as Serbia win the FIFA World Cup 2018, group E opener 1-0. The Ticos were the surprise of the last World Cup , reaching the quarterfinals in Brazil before being ousted by the Netherlands on penalties. "I don't want to do the maths yet", he said. (more...)
Google Think Salman is the 'Worst Bollywood Actor'? Google Think Salman is the 'Worst Bollywood Actor'?
- June 19, 2018

Till now, Race 3 has grossed Rs 138.41 crore (nett Rs 106.47 crore) and Rs 55 crore in the worldwide markets. On Day 1, the film raked in Rs 29.17 crore. So how did his film perform at the Chennai Box Office? The critics have never been a fan of Salman , the actor. "It's like the film is part of people's celebrations and they come in hordes even if the reviews don't match expectations". (more...)
'Acrobat' Schmeichel earns praise after denying Peru 'Acrobat' Schmeichel earns praise after denying Peru
- June 19, 2018

After the penalty, he stayed in there, he was asking for the ball. Peru's forward Paolo Guerrero (C) vies for the ball with teammates during a training session at the Arena Khimki stadium, outside Moscow, on June 11, 2018, ahead of the Russian Federation 2018 World Cup . (more...)
Mexico stun holders Germany 1-0 in World Cup opener Mexico stun holders Germany 1-0 in World Cup opener
- June 18, 2018

On the way to that latter title, Germany saw off Mexico , who have themselves grown under the tutelage of Juan Carlos Osorio, in charge since 2015. Not only were fans in tears, but players and coaches were as well . Germany then dominated but when it broke through the Mexican defense, the shooting was poor. (more...)
Meghan Markle joins the Queen for joint royal outing Meghan Markle joins the Queen for joint royal outing
- June 15, 2018

Last week, the duchess did so again when she attended the Trooping the Colour parade in an off-the shoulder dress. "This hand-to-ear touch looks like a partial cut-off gesture, meaning it is a slight barrier that is formed when she is under scrutiny or pressure". (more...)
US, Mexico and Canada to host 2026 World Cup finals US, Mexico and Canada to host 2026 World Cup finals
- June 15, 2018

Russian Federation looked more purposeful from the start as they poured into the vast spaces on both flanks and it was no surprise when they opened the scoring after 12 minutes as Gazinsky was left unmarked to nod home Golovin's deep left-wing cross. (more...)
Title of new Wonder Woman movie revealed Title of new Wonder Woman movie revealed
- June 15, 2018

Jenkins shared a picture of Pine decked out in a brown tracksuit, reports Access. She captioned the snap, "Welcome to WONDER WOMAN 1984 , Steve Trevor! ". It stars Gal Gadot as Wonder Woman , Pine as Steve Trevor, Kristen Wiig as the villain Cheetah , and Pedro Pascal in an unknown role. Any ideas what shenanigans Wonder Woman is up to in 1984? It has already been hinted that Wonder Woman 1984 will have espionage and thriller elements. (more...)
'Shy' singer blows away America's Got Talent judges 'Shy' singer blows away America's Got Talent judges
- June 14, 2018

Tyra Banks serves as host while Howie Mandel , Mel B , Heidi Klum and Simon Cowell serves as judges . Launching into Otis Redding's 'Hard to Handle' , Courtney left the judges and everyone in the crowd completely speechless - jaws basically dropped everywhere. (more...)
Otto Warmbier's parents: ‘Hopefully something positive' will come from Trump-Kim summit Otto Warmbier's parents: ‘Hopefully something positive' will come from Trump-Kim summit
- June 13, 2018

I'm not trying to bring democracy to North Korea". Moreover, Trump's zealousness for making a deal likely prevented him from pressing Kim on other issues, such as North Korea's missile programs and the nation's appalling and rampant human rights abuses. (more...)
'Wonder Woman 2' Logo Revealed, Reconfirms Film Will Take Place in '80s 'Wonder Woman 2' Logo Revealed, Reconfirms Film Will Take Place in '80s
- June 03, 2018

The logo reads "WW84", which possibly suggests the upcoming film will be set in 1984. As you recall, the first film began in modern times, then flashed back to 1917 when Diana Prince first became known as Wonder Woman . Pedro Pascal , last seen playing Javier Peña on Netflix's Narcos , is also among the newcomers joining the Wonder Woman franchise. Rumors about the film's setting surfaced a year ago, claiming it will take place during the tail end of the Cold War and see Diana battling ... (more...)
Harvey Weinstein Caught on Camera Groping Shocked Accuser Harvey Weinstein Caught on Camera Groping Shocked Accuser
- June 02, 2018

The lawsuit accuses Weinstein of running offices at the movie companies he controlled - Miramax and then the Weinstein Company - and hotel rooms like a "casting couch", and says this was "a choice facilitated and condoned by Miramax, the Weinstein Company and its board of directors". (more...)
Star Wars boss wants to give Lando his own movie after all Star Wars boss wants to give Lando his own movie after all
- May 18, 2018

Not before another Han and Chewie movie. Premiere blames a miscommunication between Kennedy and the interviewer for the previous erroneous quote. His banter with Han Solo is definitely seen as being flirtatious in the film , for example. Honestly, it may have been better to START there instead of 'Solo '. (more...)
Marvel Boss Teases New Movie Featuring Muslim Female Superhero Ms Marvel Marvel Boss Teases New Movie Featuring Muslim Female Superhero Ms Marvel
- May 16, 2018

Marvel . Still unknown, the true title of Avengers 4 is supposedly a spoiler for Infinity War and will be revealed once sufficient time has passed for the first movie to sink in, according to directors Joe and Anthony Russo . Infinity War posted the biggest opening days in South Korea ($39.2 million), Mexico ($25.1 million), Brazil ($18.8 million), the Philippines ($12.5 million), Thailand ($10 million), Indonesia ($9.6 million) and Malaysia ($8.4 million). (more...)
EKITI APC GOV PRIMARY: Why Fayemi walked out of meeting with Tinubu EKITI APC GOV PRIMARY: Why Fayemi walked out of meeting with Tinubu
- May 11, 2018

Numerous key aspirants in Ekiti are believed to be in attendance at Tuesday's meeting. May 11 has been announced as the new date for the primary. One of the aspirants, Ajayi Olowo revealed this to newsmen after a meeting they held with the APC National Working Committee . (more...)
AM Show not feeling the love for Meghan Markle AM Show not feeling the love for Meghan Markle
- May 11, 2018

The waxworks will go on public show the day before the wedding . This week, Madame Tussauds London unveiled a wax figure of Prince Harry's betrothed, and for once, the figurine actually does its subject justice. The attraction said it will offer free entry to guests named Meghan or Harry on the day of the royal wedding - but only for one day. Her parents will also meet Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Charles . (more...)
John McCain Reportedly Wants Barack Obama, George W. Bush to Give Eulogies John McCain Reportedly Wants Barack Obama, George W. Bush to Give Eulogies
- May 07, 2018

He rebukes the President for praising worldwide "tyrants", discrediting the media, ignoring human rights and demeaning refugees. The most moving passages in the book are McCain's reflections on his fate and his farewell to his family . (more...)
Charlie Rose Sexually Harassed 3 CBS Staffers, Suit Claims Charlie Rose Sexually Harassed 3 CBS Staffers, Suit Claims
- May 06, 2018

Kadro". They also claim CBS "unlawfully retaliated" against one of them and that the company "failed to investigate the matter". Rose could not immediately be reached for comment. In this August 10, 2015 file photo, Political Director for CBS News, John Dickerson, participates in the CBS News panel at the CBS Summer TCA Tour in Beverly Hills, Calif. (more...)
Women Sue Charlie Rose, CBS News Alleging Sexual Harrassment Women Sue Charlie Rose, CBS News Alleging Sexual Harrassment
- May 06, 2018

In return, Rose then fired Harris and McNeal, both of whom were working directly for him, the complaint states, and they were not offered new positions with CBS . Rose repeatedly required Harris to have lunch and dinner with him, where he would place his hands on her thigh and would point at other women and call them prostitutes, according to the claim. (more...)
Kris Jenner: Kanye West has 'good intentions'
- May 05, 2018

That sounds like a choice . During his chat, the 40-year-old voice his odd opinion that the 400 years of slavery endured by black people was a "choice". Kris Jenner says Kanye West has "good intentions" following his string of controversial statements. While social media went through - and is still going through - a global meltdown following the interview, Adidas CEO Kasper Rorsted has told CNBC the athletic apparel brand won't consider cutting its sponsorship with the rapper ... (more...)
Popular Characters Disintegrate in This 'Avengers: Infinity War' Meme Popular Characters Disintegrate in This 'Avengers: Infinity War' Meme
- May 05, 2018

That's 19% of the opening weekend and is 2% above the first Monday for The Force Awakens back during the 2015 Christmas season. Look for a billion dollar box office by this weekend, which will make it the fastest movie to do so. Yesterday saw Avengers: Infinity War pass Spider-Man 2 ($784M), Deadpool ($783M), Guardians of the Galaxy ($773M), The Amazing Spider-Man ($758M), X-Men: Days of Future Past ($748M) and Suicide Squad ($747M) globally. (more...)
Jay-Z subpoenaed by SEC, papers say Jay-Z subpoenaed by SEC, papers say
- May 04, 2018

American rapper Jay-Z, pictured here performing Bercy arena in Paris, Oct 17, 2013, is now in trouble. The Securities and Exchange Commission subpoenaed Jay-Z on Thursday. The interview "may prove that Mr. Carter does not have relevant information, but that is not a basis for not complying", he said. Now, the SEC if fighting back. (more...)
White House pushes back against reports that Kelly called Trump an 'idiot' White House pushes back against reports that Kelly called Trump an 'idiot'
- May 02, 2018

Morale has eroded in the West Wing in recent months because of comments by Kelly to "aides that include insulting the president's intelligence and casting himself as the savior of the country", according to NBC via those eight "current and former White House officials ". (more...)
Sami Zayn Held Out of Greatest Royal Rumble to 'Respect Saudi Culture' Sami Zayn Held Out of Greatest Royal Rumble to 'Respect Saudi Culture'
- April 30, 2018

If he keeps that level of performance up the question is how long do the WWE wait to put him back in the main event scene. Braun Strowman won the historic Greatest Royal Rumble Match while WWE Universal Champion Brock Lesnar was driven through the steel cage yet managed to retain his title against Roman Reigns . (more...)
Here's how Princess Charlotte made history after birth of baby brother Here's how Princess Charlotte made history after birth of baby brother
- April 27, 2018

The new baby , born at St. Mary's in London Monday morning, will be fifth in line, knocking Prince Harry down a level. The name of the baby boy will be announced in due course, the palace said. The two-year-old made history when her brother entered the world, thanks to the Succession to the Crown Act of 2013. Overnight, as she revealed the newest addition to the Royal family, the Duchess wore the same designer and paralleled the red-dress-with-the-white-collar that Princess Diana wore ... (more...)
Bengal Panchayat polls: Sporadic violations as fresh nominations filed Bengal Panchayat polls: Sporadic violations as fresh nominations filed
- April 27, 2018

According to ANI , the government has proposed a single-phase polling on May 14 and counting on May 16, reported news agency ANI . But the SEC's "agreeing" to a single-day rural poll drew criticism from opposition parties and might hand them more ammo when they approach a Calcutta High Court division bench, which would be dissecting the SEC's plans for securing polling booths after May 4. (more...)
Don't Miss! Check Out The New Trailer For 'Venom' Don't Miss! Check Out The New Trailer For 'Venom'
- April 25, 2018

We'll see how that deal works out when " Venom " hits theaters on October 5. In the Ruben Fleischer-directed film, Eddie Brock ( Tom Hardy ) is an investigative journalist who discovers questionable experiments conducted on human test subjects by the Life Foundation. (more...)

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